Application to Appropriate Water (Application 31461) of Josh and Tammy Salans


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Application to Appropriate Water (Application 31461) of Josh and Tammy Salans
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Josh and Tammy Salans (Applicants) filed a water right Application 31461 with the State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights (Division) on September 30, 2003. The application requests the right to continue to divert to storage up to 36.9 acre feet per year in an existing onstream reservoir. The reservoir is located on an Unnamed Stream tributary to Potter Valley Irrigation District West Canal thence Unnamed Stream (aka Ross Creek) thence Powerhouse Canal thence East Fork of the Russian River. The season of diversion is from October 1 of each year to May 31 of the succeeding year. The purpose of use are irrigation, recreation, and fish and wildlife preservation and enhancement.

Contact Information
Darren Tran
State Water Resources Control Board
Lead/Public Agency
Divison of Water Rights P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-0100

Phone : (916) 341-5388


Other Location Info
Potter Valley

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15301 & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The baseline for this project is September 30, 2003, the date the application was filed with the Division. The existing reservoir and the place of use were developed prior to the baseline date. A portion of the exiting place of use will be re-planted due to damage done by voles (field mice). Thus, the project qualifies for a Class 1 (Existing Facilities) and Class 4 (Minor Alterations to Land) Categorical Exemptions in accordance with Title 14, California Code of Regulation, section 15300.

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